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$91 million needed to repair flood-damaged infrastructure

The Ministry of Rural Development has estimated that $91 million is needed to fix roads and water pumps damaged by recent floods. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785842/91-million-needed-to-repair-flood-damaged-infrastructure/

Death toll rises to 16 as floods continue in Kingdom

Flash floods killed another five people in the Kingdom while more provinces continue to face challenges caused by heavy rain. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772528/death-toll-rises-to-16-as-floods-continue-in-kingdom/

Flash-flood chaos in the capital

Day-long heavy rain on Sunday caused unprecedented flash floods which wreaked havoc in the capital. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772451/flash-flood-chaos-in-the-capital/

Preah Vihear officials assess flood damage

As flood waters recede in Preah Vihear province, authorities are now facing a rising damage bill with at least 14 kilometres of roads in need of repair. ...

Khout Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-officials-assess-flood-damage

Rice harvest largely escapes flood damage

The damage to the country’s rice crops from the recent heavy rains is likely to be small, according to provincial officials, as the Agriculture Ministry stressed that flood damage to rice crops was under control. As the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology continue to warn ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30962/rice-harvest-largely-escapes-flood-damage/

Flood money runneth over

Flooding  this year cost the government significantly less than expected due to better preparation and lower water levels than in previous years, first vice president of the National Committee for Disaster Management Nhim Vanda announced yesterday. The NCDM could not yet report the precise amount spent on flood ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012103159481/National-news/flood-money-runneth-over.html

Ratanakiri deaths 'avoidable'

Better communication from authorities in Cambodia and Vietnam might have prevented the deaths of villagers and the destruction of homes in Ratanakkiri at times when water has been released from Vietnam’s Yali Falls dam, researchers said yesterday. Speaking at a national workshop about the Yali Falls ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012102559406/National-news/ratanakkiri-deaths-avoidable.html

Hun Sen Urges Vigilance as Flood Conditions Persist

More than 100 families were evacuated to higher ground in Banteay Meanchey province’s Serei Saophoan City yesterday, as Prime Minister Hun Sen urged people to be vigilant in the face of continued flooding. After heavy rain last night, 100 more people from Serei Saophan City ...

ADB presents progress on its flood rehabilitation project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is pushing forward with the US$67 million flood reconstruction project aimed at rebuilding roads,bridges and irrigation systems hit by the devastating high waters of 2011, improving the nation’s infrastructure and providing livelihoods to people in six severely affected provinces, according ...

http://etmcambodia.com

Food security in focus as floods recede

The government had set aside 3,000 tonnes of rice seeds to distribute to farmers whose crops were destroyed by flooding and had so far distributed 1,900 tonnes of rice to those affected by the floods in 18 provinces, the National Committee for Disaster Management said ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011110252479/National-news/food-security-in-focus-as-floods-recede.html

Fund raising: Kingdom may borrow more in 2012

Cambodia could borrow US$1.1 billion from other countries in 2012, 75 per cent more than this year, to help repair infrastructure damaged in flooding and support efforts to increase rice exports to one million tonnes by 2015, a senior official said yesterday. Cheam Yeap, chairman of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011110152450/Business/fund-raising-kingdom-may-borrow-more-in-2012.html

Nonperforming microloans swell due to floods

Total outstanding loans in the microfinance sector reached $815.47 million in the third quarter, a 25.8 percent rise compared to beginning of the year, according to data released yesterday by the Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA) Despite growth in the sector, microfinance institutions said nonperforming loans were ...

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